••Date and Time
Sunday, April 9, 2000
7:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Practice Management Center, Trotter Hall
College of Veterinary Medicine, 1700 Denison Avenue,
The Practice Management Center is located on the fourth floor of Trotter Hall. Enter at the Dean's Office Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
Education Contact Hours for Veterinarians
8 Clock Hours
The objectives of this conference are: 1) to discuss common reproductive problems in dogs and cats; 2) to review the major physiologic and laboratory test result differences between neonates and adults, and also to revisit fading syndromes in neonates; 3) to cover common behavioral problems and how to prevent them; and, 4) to discuss geriatric wellness examinations and review common diseases of older animals.
7:30 am Registration
7:45 am Welcome
Ralph C. Richardson, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Ruthanne Chun, Program Coordinator
8:00 am Reproduction in the Dog and Cat -- Kathy Gaughan
9:00 am Special Medical Needs of the Neonate: They are Not Small Adults -- Lisa Moore
10:00 am Refreshment Break
10:15 am Fading Syndromes in Puppies and Kittens -- Lisa Moore
11:15 am Early Intervention Strategies to Prevent Behavioral Problems -- Kathy Gaughan
12:15 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:15 am Geriatric Patient Health Care Programs -- Bill Fortney
1:45 pm Canine Cognitive Dysfunction -- Bill Fortney
2:45 pm Feline Chronic Renal Failure -- Dianne Phillips
3:45 pm Refreshment Break
4:00 pm Canine Liver Disease -- Ken Harkin
5:00 pm Update on the Management of Canine Arthritis -- James Roush
5:30 pm Adjourn
Ruthanne Chun, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
Assistant Professor, Clinical Oncology
Dr. Chun received her DVM from the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison School of Vet Med. She did a 1-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Cornell Univ. She completed a three-year residency in comparative oncology at Purdue and then worked as a clinical instructor in oncology at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison School of Vet Med before joining KSU in 1997.
William Fortney, DVM
Assistant Professor and Section Head, Small Animal Medicine
Dr. Fortney received his DVM from the Univ. of Missouri in 1974. He completed an internship and residency at Purdue Univ. He joined KSU in 1978 in the Small Animal Medicine/Community Practice Sections.
Kathy Gaughan, DVM, Diplomate ABVP
Assistant Professor, Community Practice
Dr. Gaughan received her DVM degree from Kansas State University in 1992. Kathy was in private practice before joining the Kansas State University faculty in 1993. Her special interest is in behavior and the human/animal bond. Dr. Gaughan has been certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) specializing in Canine and Feline Practice.
Kenneth Harkin, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Dr. Harkin is an assistant professor of small animal internal medicine in the department of Clinical Sciences at KSU. He received his DVM from Iowa State and completed a residency in internal medicine at Michigan State Univ. He was in a private referral practice for 3 years before joining the faculty at KSU in 1997.
Lisa Moore, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Dr. Moore graduated from Univ. of Florida in 1991. She completed an internship (1991-1992) and medical residency (1992-1994) at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. Lisa completed a third year medical residency (1991-1995) at Univ. of Florida and was a staff gastroenterologist at the Animal Medical Center from 1995-1997. She was in private practice in Tampa, FL 1997-1998. Dr. Moore joined KSU in August 1998. Her primary interests are gastroenterology, critical care, endocrinology, infectious diseases.
Dianne Phillips, DVM
Resident, Internal Medicine
Dr. Phillips received her DVM from the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1998. After completing a one-year small animal rotating internship in medicine and surgery at the VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital/VCA Franklin Park Animal Hospital in Chicago, IL, she joined the faculty at KSU in 1999.
James Roush, DVM, Diplomate ACVS
Associate Professor and Section Head, Small Animal Surgery
Dr. Roush received his DVM from Purdue Univ. in 1983. He was in a private large animal (primarily dairy) practice for 2 years before completing a residency at the Univ. of Wisconsin. Dr. Roush was certified as a Diplomate by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1990. He joined KSU in 1989 and currently is an associate professor and section head of small animal surgery.